Fossil Fuel Giants

Since 2012, Fossil Fuel giants have donated over $8.2 million to the Labor and Liberal/National parties.

Since 2012, the major parties have taken over $8.2 million from the coal, oil and gas industry:

LaborLiberal/NationalTotal
Coal$936,803 $2,613,944 $3,550,747
Oil, Gas & CSG $2,006,591 $2,658,133 $4,664,724
Total of all Fossil Fuels$2,943,394 $5,272,077 $8,215,471

Table: donations made from companies associated with fossil fuels made to the Labor and Liberal/National parties made 1/7/2012–30/6/2018.


The Top 6 donors since 2012:

Woodside Energy

Labor: $771,000 since 2012

Liberal/National $890,190 since 2012

Includes: Oil and Gas

Santos Limited

Labor: $455,151 since 2012

Liberal/National $592,754 since 2012

Includes: Oil and Gas

Wesfarmers Limited

Labor: $198,000 since 2012

Liberal/National $440,000 since 2012

Includes: Coal

Chevron Australia

Labor: $277,058 since 2012

Liberal/National $355,072 since 2012

Includes: Oil and Gas

Origin Energy

Labor: $253,137 since 2012

Liberal/National $302,424 since 2012

Includes: Coal and Gas

Hancock Prospecting

Labor: $106,750 since 2012

Liberal/National $335,150 since 2012

Includes: Coal

It’s no surprise that the major parties don’t have a plan to transition away from polluting fossil fuel industries like coal.


All donations from fossil fuel companies since 2012:


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